Boar's Head Faces Class Action Over Low-Sodium Claims

Law360, New York (July 15, 2013, 7:35 PM EDT) -- Deli meat producer Boar’s Head was hit with a putative class action Friday, alleging its “reduced sodium” label is a load of bologna and violates New York law concerning deceptive acts and practices.

Some of the company’s low-sodium products actually have as much sodium as their traditional counterparts, the complaint alleges, while other products boast reduction figures exaggerated by more than 10 percent.

“Defendant has made eating healthy and lower sodium a focal point of its marketing campaigns,” the suit said. “Ironically, one of defendant’s current...
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